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Beginner React/Messenger Tutorials: 2020 Developer Circles Community Challenge

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Beginner React/Messenger Tutorials: 2020 Developer Circles Community Challenge

On September 10th, 2020, Facebook Developers announced the 2020 Developer Circles Community Challenge.

The challenge was on creating tutorials for using any of Facebook's open-source products.

Submissions were really great and once again appreciating and stressing on the importance of developer communities.

I have gone through the regional and global submission winners and I'd love to highlight all React-based tutorials for beginners.

Here is the list:
(No particular order was followed here :-) )

HayWord | Case Study for Making Real Word Chatbot Messenger

The tutorial guides on creating a Messenger chatbot using Wit.AI with a web interface (using React). A good one for learning integration of the various products by Facebook.

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Source Code

%[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MiOWs0DdRvc&feature=youtu.be]

Calendar buddy

The tutorial is about an application that allows a user to ask questions about his/her calendar items. The application will provide suggestions, even when the user hasn't finished typing a full question. This way, the application proactively proposes the answer to the user's question.

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Source Code

Live Demo

React Custom Animation Hooks Tutorial

This tutorial gives a guide on how to use react hooks to animate components of a page.

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Source Code

live preview

%[https://codesandbox.io/s/simple-animation-hook-ltzb7?file=/src/animation.js]

Documenting with Docusaurus Version 2 for beginners

Docusaurus is an open-source static site generator for documentation of projects that runs on React.

This repository will show you a step by step tutorial on how to work with Docusaurus version 2 to display your information in a more orderly way using the markdown language.

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Source Code

live demo

%[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OkMr8jmLyKU]

Chatbot For Class

This tutorial guides you in creating a Messenger chatbot using Wit.ai that

Creating a COVID-19 info Chatbot for Facebook Messenger with Wit.ai
You are going to create a Facebook Messenger Chatbot in this tutorial, which will inform users whether it's safe to perform a certain activity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Source Code

%[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TF0dnHiiUzg&feature=youtu.be]

Getting Started with React Hooks: useState and useEffect

The tutorial has a number of practical examples on how to get started with React Hooks

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Source Code

demo

Live Chess

Learn JavaScript, React, Node.js, and Socket.io by creating an online multiplayer chess game.

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Source Code

demo

Well, that's pretty much it. You can find the official announcement on submissions

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